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Great Expectations Childbirth Education Program

Tile-Great-ExpectationsGreat Expectations is a free childbirth education program at Johnson Memorial Hospital, held quarterly in the 1125S Building (Surgery Center lobby located on south side of hospital).

* Some alterations have been made to the program due to Covid-19 safety precautions.

This FREE Saturday morning program is packed with opportunities to interact with women and children health providers.

  • Moms to be and a guest can attend
  • Receive a guest bag filled with great giveaways
  • Interact with providers with a chance to win prizes
  • Have a chance to win a $50 Buy Buy Baby gift card
  • Enjoy healthy refreshments

Sessions are designed for pregnant women to learn about every important stage of her pregnancy; from the moment the pregnancy is realized through the final weeks of pregnancy and beyond.

Pregnancy Topics

  • Know the benefits of breastfeeding and learn nutrition informaiton for pregnant and new mom
  • Energize with exercise and learn comfort tips
  • Know the hazards to avoid during pregnancy and warning signs of complications
  • Learn more about managing stress and anxiety
  • Learn about contraception choices
  • Hear from car seat safety experts

Labor, Delivery and Newborn Topics

  • Know what to expect during labor and delivery
  • A lactation consultant will share breastfeeding education techniques
  • Hear expert advice about infant care, car seat safety, safe sleep for babies
  • Learn about epidural anesthesia
  • Be informed about choosing a pediatrician before your baby arrives

Registration: 7:30 - 8 am
*Temperatures will be taken upon arrival. 

Program:  8 - 11 am

Pregnant women and a guest are invited to attend. Schedule anytime during your pregnancy.

2021 Program Dates:  
REGISTRATION IS FULL FOR February 13 as of 1/15/21.
May 29
August 14
November 6